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What We’re Reading Today: Florida In Play, Trump Cuts Rx Prices, L.A. Sheriffs Shot . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Politics & 2020 Election

Florida Lt. Gov. says Biden falling behind in Latino votes because Trump ‘has delivered’ in community — Fox News

The Democrats May Not Be Able to Concede — The Atlantic

Doug Schoen: Presidential race is much closer than many now think — The Hill

Mike Bloomberg to spend at least $100 million in Florida To Benefit Joe Biden — Washington Post

Trump vows to revive economy at Nevada rally, warns Democrats will ‘rig’ election — New York Post

No End To Western Fires

Death Toll Rises As West Coast Wildfires Continue To Rage — Sunday Today, Via YouTube

Oregon city ‘looks as though a bomb went off’ as fires continue to scorch the West Coast — CNN

Trump Orders Cuts In Rx Drug Prices

Trump Issues Expansive Order Aimed at Lowering Drug Prices — The New York Times

Trump signs executive order to lower drug prices in fight against Big Pharma — Fox News

Trump unveils plan to slash drug costs tied to what’s paid abroad — Politico

L.A. Deputies Shot In Ambush

‘We hope they die’: Protesters at hospital jeer deputies shot in ambush — Washington Examiner

Trump calls for swift justice in shooting of ambushed deputies as manhunt intensifies in LA — Fox News

Disgusting scenes outside LA hospital as protesters taunt cops about two young county sheriffs fighting for their lives — Daily Mail, U.K.

Business: Battle For TikTok Ends

Oracle Wins Bid for TikTok in U.S.; Microsoft Proposal Is Rejected — Wall Street Journal

Oracle Said to Be Picked as Winner for TikTok’s U.S. Assets — Bloomberg Markets & Finance, Via YouTube

Elsewhere In The World . . .

Iran considering assassination plot against US diplomat to avenge Qassem Soleimani: report — The Hill

Massive Protests Continue In Belarus As Demonstrators Demand Lukashenko Resign — NPR

Trump Peace Prize Watch: In Arab States’ Embrace, Israelis See a Reshaped Mideast — New York Times

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